DAN Mission Articles

Teamwork and Training

By Curtis Snaper


Hypoxia in Breath-Hold Diving

By Marty McCafferty, EMT-P, DMT


If You Can’t Equalize, Abort

By Matías Nochetto, M.D.

Sinus barotrauma can be very unpleasant.
Aging and Diving

DAN medics and researchers answer your questions about dive medicine.
Physical Fitness for Diving

By Neal W. Pollock, Ph.D.


Lower-Back Pain Prevention

By Jessica B. Adams, Ph.D.

Get the most out of every dive vacation.
An Unusual Diagnosis

By Marty Snyderman


Empowering a Spectacle

By Robert Soncini


DAN Recompression Chamber Network: A High Standard of Care

By Payal S. Razdan, MPH, EMT, and Matias Nochetto, M.D.

The first installment features Foundation Recompression Chamber Bonaire in Krajliendijk, Bonaire, and the Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine in Mobile, Ala.
Prepared to Act

By Savannah Vasquez

Oxygen, a willingness to use it and a fast boat save the day
Safe Diving in Fresh Water

By Peter Buzzacott, MPH, Ph.D.


Sea Lion Bite

By Marty McCafferty, EMT-P, DMT


Can I Dive with My Medical Condition?

DAN medics and researchers answer your questions about dive medicine.
The Future of Dive Medicine

By Petar Denoble, M.D., D.Sc.

How scientific research will enhance diver safety
Predive Warm-Up

By Jessica B. Adams, Ph.D., and Jaime B. Adams, M.S.


Touch and Go in Tonga

By Douglas Hoffman


Always Ready

By David Helvarg

The U.S. Coast Guard Diving Program
Good Fortune After Bad

By James M. Chimiak, M.D.


End-of-Life Care

By Richard Fortin


Timing Exercise and Diving

DAN medics and researchers answer your questions about dive medicine.
The Social Psychology of Safe Diving

By Jason Martens, Ph.D.


Children and Diving

By Matías Nochetto, M.D.

What are the real concerns?
Gradient Factors

By Neal W. Pollock, Ph.D.

A pathway for controlling decompression risk
Travel Plans Interrupted

By Robert Gleeson


BOSU Training

By Jessica B. Adams, Ph.D., and Jaime B. Adams

Both Sides Utilized
The Perils of Staying Silent

By Dewey Hammond


A Culture of Active Risk Management

By Gareth Lock, M.Sc.


Barotrauma in Bonaire

By Lana Sorrell, EMT, DMT


Anticoagulants and Diving

DAN medics and researchers answer your questions about dive medicine.
The Effect of Experience on Risk

By Peter Buzzacott, Ph.D.


Suspension Training

By Jessica B. Adams, Ph.D.

The world is your gym.
Heart Attack in Madagascar

By Jack Grove, Ph.D


Dark Waters

By Kevin Sites

Police divers descend to new depths for justice.
Remote But Ready

By Danielle Claar


You Better Get That Examined

By Payal Razdan


Lobster Mini Season

DAN medics and researchers answer your questions about dive medicine.
Instituting a Culture of Safety

By Petar Denoble

A systematic approach
Don’t Blame the Dive Operator

By Mike Emmerman


Improve Your Breathing

By Kelli Cuppett


Knocked Down on Bonaire

By Melinda Crow


Without Bubbles

By David P. Reilly and Neal W. Pollock, Ph.D.

A look into rebreather diving
Proactive and Prepared

By Bob Hathaway


May I Bend Your Ear?

By Michael Menduno


Stick to Your Maximum Operating Depth

DAN medics and researchers answer your questions about dive medicine.
CPR

By Scott Smith, EMT-P, DMT


Choosing Safety

By Karl Shreeves


Tabata Training

By Jessica B. Adams, Ph.D.

The four-minute fat torch
Trust the Experts

By Michael L. Weiss

DAN saved my life when a local chamber refused to treat me.
Diving Out of Bounds

By Richie Kohler

Expedition diving
Blue Lagoon Rescue

By Bradley Morrison


Boat Collision and Propeller Safety

By Brittany Trout